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>>> american cities are growing, but their infrastructure isn't keeping pace. urban population increased by 12% between 2000 and 2010, four out of every five americans live in cities or suburbs. but look at the list of cities with the best infrastructure in the world. what's missing from this list? america. not a single american city makes the top ten. the highest by the way in america is atlanta at number 13. dallas at number 15. washington, d.c. at number 22. in the world. the richest country in the world doesn't make the top ten in terms of city infrastructure. this is from mercer by the way. the survey, it ranks cities based on electricity and water infrastructure. congestion, public transportation. and airport effectiveness. which is probably what got some of these american cities on to the list in the first place. americans shouldn't be surprised. china spends about 9% of its total economic output on infrastructure. europe spends about 5%. 50 years ago by the way, the u.s. spent about 5%. now we spend half as much at 2.4%. richard flores is a professor at the university of florida and a
in the capital. an armed group says it is preparing to impose a no-fly zone over the city. >> we have intelligence proving the regime is using commercial flights to transport troops and military gear to murder unarmed civilian people. we issued this warning to all civilians to refrain from using commercial planes to avoid being used as human shields. any plane in the sky will be targeted by anti-aircraft missiles. we have imposed a no-fly zone in this province. this will come into effect within three days. >> let's hear from our correspondent who has an update on the turkish-syrian border. >> an ultimatum was issued. we saw the video on the internet. they told the local population you have to do your duty to take out assad's forces. you have to open the door to rebels or we will launch an attack and engage the assad forces. they did not specifically say they see the local community as enemies, but they may be caught in the crossfire. christians are vulnerable, 10% of the population. they have been seen as neutral in the conflict. we heard the u.n. warned about the possibility of this
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for your own purposes and it comes out of kosciuszko's money. city was using it like william schwartz money, collateral and is a very ingenious method of financial methods that makes today's time managers looks like pikers. he was very skillful's and that was one of the ways he got access to money. >> actually -- >> is not just kosciuszko and short but there's a list of people. that's what he was able to live with the debt. >> did you see the letter written after jefferson's death went randall tried to revise the will? he wrote to the war in europe was apparently controlling the funds. he said, can we please revise this because i'd like to get those funds? i just don't know if you've seen it. >> by the 1816 will vindicate the previous wills and that was a decision of the supreme court. so it was an uphill legal battle to try to get -- >> yes, because jefferson didn't cut the legal system off at the past by pressing the will when he had the chance spent really could be? because it was contested almost immediately by kosciuszko armstrong sank of course in the back of his mind, and so -- >> [i
a free city protected by the western powers. in 1958, there was an ultimatum. the west had to be out of berlin in six months or else. this was a crisis, the gravest crisis of the cold war up to that point. the prez -- the press, congress, and the administration thought if meant war. we needed resolve to beef up the troops' strength and defy the red army. meeting privately with the leaders, president eisenhower said we're not going to do that. indeed, he said, we're cutting forces in germany by 50,000 men. his advisers and the congressmen bewildered. cut the troop strength? won't that show weakness? ike was all alone and heavily criticized in the press. he seemed utterly unphased. eisenhower had a great capacity to take responsibility. he may have seen that famous photograph taken of ike on the eve of d-day in june 1944. general eisenhower, the supreme allied commander, wearing normal uniform, talking to a group of paratroopers, geared up, faces blackened, ready to jump mind german lines. ike came to see the men because he was told they were not likely to come back. the airborne assau
, i love the city left a job you love to do this. that. you said that you might write something else. were you going to do next? >> sure. the good news about this is that for me, when writing this book, there are certain things i could never write about. like any type of ongoing criminal investigation in any of that information is just completely out of bounds for me. you know, there is all sort of grand jury concerns and investigations. when i wrote this book, what i decided to do was instead of doing anything that would require industry permission, a stop to the topics and issues that i knew came nowhere even close to any type of privileges. whether criminal law or otherwise. other privileges as well. as an office, we were required to be under certain things. but i really touch on areas that i did not have to run my butt by the treasury department in any way shape or form. they weren't happy about the hard truth that i tried to deliver in this book. so it really wasn't -- i really didn't do anything or go in any of those areas. you know, sometimes a little frustrating because there
this city on fire. >> marco rubio. senator from florida whose articulate to the point of almost being dem ogic. . but he is a riveting speaker and he has a future. >> are you afraid of him. >> no. i just pointed out his attributes. >> he is richly republican. you know that? >> right. but the democrats have their bench, too. >> i mean, after that, you know, the democrats still going to embrace you? >> i still think that bill clinton's speech at the democratic convention was the most exciting moment of that convention. turned around the whole convention and once again revealed the great talents of bill clinton. >> does he save it? >> you are showing your brilliance again. >> i absolutely agree. a better job than barack obama did. >> i want to add to the clinton tribute. the most charismatic bill clinton. for stellar performance of the democratic national convention. his 40 minute speech was critical for a second term for barack obama. it redefined the global economic crisis. he described it as a product of >>> okay. bummest rap, pat? >> hurricane sandy was caused by global warming. what a
city, bishop obert finn was convicted of a misdemeanor for not reporting the discovery of child pornography on a priest's computer. finn's sentence of two-year's probation was suspended. he was the first bishop to be criminally sanctioned. there were leadership transitions for several major religious groups. new orleans pastor fred luter became the first african-american president of the southern baptist convention, the nation's largest protestant denomination which was founded in support of slavery. in england, justin welby, a former oil executive who had been a bishop for just one year was selected to be the next archbishop of canterbury, spiritual head of the worldwide anglican communion. and in egypt, bishop tawadros was selected as the new coptic pope, succeeding pope shenouda the third, who died in march. by tradition, he was selected by a blindfolded boy who picked his name out of a crystal bowl. kim, thank you for that survey. we are all mourning the slaughter of the children in connecticut. what have you heard religious leaders say about that, and our response to it? >>
miles inside time in his east germany but was still a free city protected by the western powers. in november 1958, khrushchev delivered an ultimatum. the west had to be out of berlin and six months, or else. this is a crisis, the greatest crisis of the cold war up to that point. the press, congress and much of the eisenhower administration this men were. we need to show resolve, it was said, to beef up our troop strength and get ready to divide the red army. meeting privately with his advisers and congressional leaders, president eisenhower said we aren't going to do that. indeed he said we're cutting our forces in germany by 50,000. is advisors and accounting were bewildered. cut our troop strength? won't that show went to this -- won't that show weakness? i was all alone. he was heavily criticized in the press. but he is seen utterly unfazed. i've now had a great capacity to take responsibility. the amazing that famous photograph taken of ike on the eve of d-day, june 1944, general eisenhower as a supreme allied commander wearing his uniform and talking to a group of paratroop
. and went upstairs. this is in the heart of the city. so went upstairs. a few seconds later came down screaming. the devil jesus. 0 oh, the blood of jesus. this shall not -- he was looking at him, what is the problem in he goes there and encounters carvings of the deities. works of art, but because they're not picasso, they're works of the devil. this is nigeria, just like myself, and this is encountered on the comic level, the absurd level, and on the tragic level, which really is where we are today. in the situation where these holy warriors go to institutions, and this is one incident in nubi, went to the school, the institution, had a list -- they'd taken the trouble to penetrate and collect a list and they called oat the children one-by-one and shot them, 46. shot them,. i try as hard as i can to be as even-handed as possible in the book, but these are issues which agitate one rightly, i think. i try to be as balanced as possible. i can claim that because i have a feeling if the book -- in the process because a book sometimes begins -- even the prisoning process -- some of you kn
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home to monticello city could be this way. every winter the revolutionary war, george washington suffering through the freezing weather valley forge was martha washington with her white bonnet. by starting the first ladies beget new insights on on the presidents and new insights on other things. apropos to my book washington -- -- alexander hamilton one of the chapters in the book talks about hamilton's history of womanizing. for example bill clinton was not the first and bill clinton was not the worst when it comes to misbehavior in high office. there's a long history of it and arnold schwarzenegger and john edwards, david petraeus had nothing on alexander hamilton. if you read for example letters written by martha washington going to the winter camp, she didn't complain about the weather. she didn't complain about the harsh conditions but she did complain about one thing. there was a was a tomcat one winter that was misbehaving and it was noisy and kept her awake at night so she nicknamed the tomcat alexander hamilton. because of all the young girls will come into the camp. i a
century, beginning of the 14th century, venice is one of the biggest cities in europe, one of the biggest and richest and that's kind of remarkable because if you've ever been there, it's such a crummy place. rd, mosquito bitten, lagoons, very hard to build are the only reason italians ended up babies because they chased them off the good land. so yours is incredibly rich, incredibly powerful state, sending its trade mission to china, controlling creeks, lands along the croatian coast, controlling my inspiring to the italian and land. how did they do it? to the nations of this fabulous right we can still taste today, where the liquor in her to probably the most innovative and economic system at that time. they have a particular form of contract system, which allowed. unusually if you were a person willing to take on risk. even if you didn't have capital, you could share in a deal with the partner who did have capital: a trading nation in the guy who didn't have capital, but he raced his life took a share of the profits. this really was the reason you have this huge market title vicar and
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